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Project: Counteracting HIV/AIDS epidemic among drug-users: study visits for penitentiary services’ and non-governmental organisations’ representatives from the Baltic countries (Poland)

TFBS.2003.A
01/02/2003 - 30/03/2004 (14 months)

Project goals

The project involves the series of study visits, training and apprenticeship sessions, and technical advising sessions intended for representatives of penitentiary institutions and non-governmental organisations working in the field of HIV prevention and drug demand reduction.
Lead applicant: The MONAR Association, non-governmental organisation
Polish Project Partners:
The POMOST Association, non-governmental organisation
The Central Administration of the State Prison Service
The National AIDS Centre

The overall objectives of the project include:
Support in desinging and introducing HIV/AIDS prevention programs in the penitentiary system and in the open environment in the target region, where HIV/ AIDS epidemic dynamic is high and the number of drug-addicted young people is constantly growing
Contribute to establishing of cooperation between the governmental (penitentiary services) and non-governmental sectors in the target region
Strengthening of the third sector capacity in the target region
Sharing the Polish experience in the sphere of counteracting drug-use and spread of HIV/AIDS and in cooperation between the different sectors: governmental, non- governmental and private
Increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV-related problems among the administrative bodies representatives – decision-makers.

The project immediate purposes are:
-Draw attention of penitentiary systems’ administration to problems of drug addiction in prisons
-To help introduce HIV/AIDS prevention programs adjusted to the local conditions,
-To help introduce HIV/AIDS prevention and drug-addiction treatment programs in penitentiary system
-To help introduce prevention and therapeutic methods through training of a core group professional staff who are able to train other staff and volunteers in up-to-date methods and approaches.

Results

The project involves the series of study visits, training and apprenticeship sessions, and technical advising sessions intended for representatives of penitentiary institutions and non-governmental organisations working in the field of HIV prevention and drug demand reduction.
Lead applicant: The MONAR Association, non-governmental organisation
Polish Project Partners:
The POMOST Association, non-governmental organisation
The Central Administration of the State Prison Service
The National AIDS Centre

The overall objectives of the project include:
Support in desinging and introducing HIV/AIDS prevention programs in the penitentiary system and in the open environment in the target region, where HIV/ AIDS epidemic dynamic is high and the number of drug-addicted young people is constantly growing
Contribute to establishing of cooperation between the governmental (penitentiary services) and non-governmental sectors in the target region
Strengthening of the third sector capacity in the target region
Sharing the Polish experience in the sphere of counteracting drug-use and spread of HIV/AIDS and in cooperation between the different sectors: governmental, non- governmental and private
Increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV-related problems among the administrative bodies representatives – decision-makers.

The project immediate purposes are:
-Draw attention of penitentiary systems’ administration to problems of drug addiction in prisons
-To help introduce HIV/AIDS prevention programs adjusted to the local conditions,
-To help introduce HIV/AIDS prevention and drug-addiction treatment programs in penitentiary system
-To help introduce prevention and therapeutic methods through training of a core group professional staff who are able to train other staff and volunteers in up-to-date methods and approaches.

Location

  • Arkhangelsk oblast
  • Kaliningrad oblast
  • Murmansk oblast
  • Republic of Karelia
  • Saint-Petersburg
  • Related Organisations

    Counterparts:   no information
    Beneficiaries:   no information
    Financiers:   Task Force on Communicable Disease in the Baltic Sea Region (TFBS)
    Contractors:   no information

    Project Budget

    60 000 Euro.

    Topics: 

    This project is characterised by the topics below. Please click on one of these topics to see a list of other projects with that topic.

    Communicable diseases

    HIV/AIDS

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     The project is funded by WHO/CIDA Health Care Policy and Stewardship Programme in Russia
     Developed in co-operation with the EU funded Tacis "North West Health Replication Project"
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